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Ikeja Electric Customers To Enjoy Improved Turnaround Maintenance Services |    Ikeja Electric Reaffirms Support For Education Sector Development |    Ikeja Electric Recruitment Policy Boosts Enrollment Into Technical Colleges |    Lagos State Education Board Lauds New Approach To Safety Education |    Amikanle, Abule Taylor And Environs Get Lifeline |    Heavy Rain Wrecks Havoc |    Ikeja Electric Analyst, Michael Oladeji Bags ICAN Award |    Ikorodu Business Unit Upgrades Equipment To Boost Service Delivery |    Ikeja Electric Assures Maximum Utilization Of Newly Commissioned 2 X 60MVA Power Transformer At Odogunyan     Alimosho Residents To Enjoy More Supply As TCN Commissions 100MVA 132/33KV Transformer |    Ikeja Electric Takes Kick-Malaria Campaign To Waterside Communities |    Ikeja Electric Records Zero Fatality in Q1-2018 |    Ikeja Electric Partners L.E.A.R.N To Advocate Electrical Safety For Teenagers And Youth |    Nigerian Society Of Engineers (NSE), Endorses Ikeja Electric's Power Play Board Game    Ikeja Electric Moves To Protect Customers |    Ikeja Electric Presents Power Play Board Game To Unilag     Lagos State Safety Commission Endorses Ikeja Electric's POWER PLAY Board Game |    Ikeja Electric Commissions Additional Feeders In Igbogbo, Ikorodu |    Community Lauds Ikeja Electric Over Youth Empowerment |    "NOW I TRULY BELIEVE" Energy4Life Winner Exclaims As Bonus Hits Account |    Ikeja Business Unit Launches Customer Fair |    Cost Reflective Tariff, Our Challenge |    Ikeja Electric Partners CDCs And CDAs To Empower New Payment Agents |    Ikeja Electric Reinforces Commitment To Safety With Launch Of Power Play |    Invitation For Pre-Qualification For Manufacturers, Suppliers And Contractors |    Youth Empowerment: Ikeja Electric Trains Youth On Entrepreneurship |    Electricity Usage Monitoring, Disconnection and Reconnection: Request for Proposal (RFP) |    Ikeja Electric Flags Off Youth Empowerment Project |    Ikeja Electric Commissions New Transformers |    Man Docked For Stealing N735,000 Belonging To Ikeja Electric |    Three remanded in Prison for tampering with Ikeja Electric’s installations    Ikeja Electric Bags International Certification For ISO 9001 And OHSAS 18001     Ikeja Electric Organizes Safety Engagement Program For Licensed Electrical Contractors Association Of Nigeria (LECAN) |    Ikeja Electric To Commence Complete Rehabilitation Of Maryland Injection Substation |    Ikeja Electric Unveils Anniversary Rewards For Loyal Customers |    Ikeja Electric Commences Customer Data Capture Exercise |    Speech Delivered At Official MoU Signing Ceremony Between Ikeja Electric And Mojec International Ltd |    Crowd Throngs Ikeja Electric's Medical Outreach |    Planned TCN Upgrade Of Ejigbo And Alimosho Power Transformers |    Ikeja Electric, XT Monitor Organises Medical Outreach For Lagos Communities

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Ikeja Electric Customers To Enjoy Improved Turnaround Maintenance Services

…As REPL Hosts Technician Improvement Training

In an effort to continuously improve and update technical knowledge and skills of its staff for efficient service delivery, Ikeja Electric has partnered with REPL International, a leading manufacturer of power cable accessories, to organize a one-day refresher course on cable jointing for technical staff from various locations across the business.

The training, which focused on recent updates on Cable Jointing knowledge and skills, current best practices and technologies, was designed to ensure field teams remained up to date with industry trends.

Speaking on the benefits of the training to the participants, the Chief Technical Officer, Ikeja Electric, Engr. Sunday Oyewole said “the need for technical personnel to continuously update their knowledge and skills to stay in sync with technological developments in their field cannot be overemphasized. In today’s complex and fast-changing work environment, an over-reliance on ‘experience’ (past knowledge and exposure) can quickly lead to obsolesce as technical innovations continue to emerge”, he concluded.

Major topics covered in the training are cable properties and construction, practical cable termination, use of special tools for reliable joints & termination job and common reasons for cable failure and how to mitigate them.

Ikeja Electric Reaffirms Support For Education Sector Development


…Donates Bags, Books To School To Commemorate Children’s Day 2018.

As global attention turned to children across the world on Children’s Day 2018, Ikeja Electric, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company, has reaffirmed its commitment to support government’s efforts in promoting quality primary education and contributing to the growth of the sector through its Personal-Corporate Social Responsibility (PCSR) initiatives.

While commemorating this year’s Children’s Day at G.R.A Nursery and Primary School, Ojota, Lagos, the company had an interactive session with the pupils by donating educational items and also educating them on how to use electricity safely. (more…)

Ikeja Electric Recruitment Policy Boosts Enrollment Into Technical Colleges

Inspired by recent strategic technical recruitments by Ikeja Electric Plc, enrollment into Technical Colleges in Lagos States has soared in the past one year, breathing new life to a field of study many had considered unpopular.

Disclosing this at a press briefing aimed at rendering the stewardship of the State Ministry of Education, which she also superintendents, the Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule said enrollments into technical colleges in the last one year have increased by 120 per cent, even as graduands are getting employment with blue chip companies like Ikeja Electric Plc, which she noted had recently recruited 115 technicians to work across the six Business units in its network. (more…)

Lagos State Education Board Lauds New Approach To Safety Education

…Approves distribution of PowerPlay Board Game to 104 schools within District VI.

The Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Educational Board District VI, Mrs. O. O. Onadipe has commended Ikeja Electric on its recently introduced proprietary board game PowerPlay  which was presented to Oke-Afa Junior and Senior Secondary Schools, Ejigbo.

At the presentation ceremony Head, Finance & Admin, IE, Yewande Ogunsuji, who represented the Business Manager of Oshodi Model Business Unit highlighted the benefits of the game with respect to safety education and demonstrated how it is played. Speaking further, Yewande said, “We are more than a service provider. We care about our customers and host communities, so we give back at every given opportunity. We want the public to understand the risks and hazards in this sector; We believe that by providing guidance on safety we could prevent serious accidents from happening”. (more…)

Amikanle, Abule Taylor And Environs Get Lifeline

…Receives 12.1 MW Additional Supply From Two 15MVA NIP Project

Commercial activities around Amikanle and Abule Taylor, both in Alimosho Local Government Area, may soon receive a boost as Ikeja Electric recently took over two 15MVA, 33/11KV capacity transformers, each with a peak load of 7.7MW, which will inject about 12.1 MW into IE’s network from Ayobo transmission station.

The projects which were constructed by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) of the Federal Government were commissioned and handed over to Ikeja Disco on Tuesday 22nd of May, 2018. (more…)

Heavy Rain Wrecks Havoc

…Throws Maryland Community into darkness

The recent heavy rains in some parts of Lagos have left in its trail damaged power infrastructure which have caused loss of power to electricity customers in Maryland and environs.

A High-Tension pole connecting several transformers broke during the downpour cutting off supply to twenty-two Distribution Transformers effectively shutting down Aderibigbe Shitta Street, Shonibare Estate, Emmanuel Street, Bayo Dejonwo Estate, Jaiye Maja Street and environs. (more…)

Ikeja Electric Analyst, Michael Oladeji Bags ICAN Award

A staff of our organization, Ikeja Electric Plc, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company,  Mr Michael Oladeji has been awarded the “Best Qualifying Candidate Award-2017” by the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN.

Michael, a business analyst who works in the Management Information Systems (MIS) Unit of the Disco, received the award in recognition of his performance, scoring the highest aggregate scores in the Institute’s examinations for 2017. (more…)

Ikorodu Business Unit Upgrades Equipment To Boost Service Delivery

Service delivery for customers under Ikeja Electric’s, Ikorodu Business Unit received a boost with the recently revived essential devices – a 10KV Megger Tester and Hipotronics – that have been faulty and abandoned for several years.

With this development, it is expected that the rate of testing, fixing faulty transformers and addressing downtime across the network, will improving tremendously. (more…)